Bridgeport schools seek bond

A temporary fix in the 1970s to add more space to Bridgeport Elementary School has been getting worn down, prompting the school district to ask voters next month to approve a $3.9 million bond issue.

Foundation awards scholarships

The Wenatchee Valley College at Omak Foundation recently awarded $6,000 in scholarships to students.

Academic Honors Jan. 1, 2014

Republic Junior High honor roll Republic Junior High School has named first quarter honor roll students. Curlew has released its first quarter honor roll.

Omak announces plans for levy

The Omak School Board announced it would move forward with a levy in the Feb. 11, 2013 election.

Dec. 25, 2013 - Academic Honors

Dec. 25, 2013 - Academic Honors

Math team places 10th

A four-person team of eighth-graders finished 10th in the master level Math is Cool competition in Moses Lake.

Dec. 18, 2013 - Academic Honors

Dec. 18, 2013 - Academic Honors

District proposes technology levy

Voters in the Okanogan School District will be asked to decide on a technology levy in the Feb. 11, 2014, special election.

Students help peers make it through long weekend

Honor students at Okanogan High School collected snacks and easy-to-make foods to help their fellow students through the long Thanksgiving weekend. The food was given to the district’s Family Empowerment Project, which distributed it to students “who live in food-insecure homes,” National Honor Society adviser Trisha Bradley said.

Nov. 27, 2013 - Academic honors

Nov. 27, 2013 - Academic honors

Teachers get classroom grants

Educational foundation awards money to 15

Several teachers in Okanogan County have received classroom grants from the North Central Educational Service District Foundation.

‘Rotten Ralph’ author speaks to middle school students

A world-renowned author stopped in Omak to give a presentation to local middle school students on the power of reading.

Omak named grant finalist

The Omak School District’s Xtreme Challenge program is one of five state finalists in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow grant contest.

Liberty Bell places coach on paid leave

Wilson had also been the school’s activities director

Liberty Bell High School Dean of Students and Activities Director Mike Wilson has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation by the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office.

Candidate files complaint against Coulee Dam mayor

Wilder alleges town resources used in campaign

Candidate Greg Wilder has filed a Public Disclosure Commission complaint against incumbent Mayor Quincy Snow, alleging Snow used his office and town resources for his campaign for re-election.